Posts tagged "Tigers"

Here's where the story ends. Giants 4 Tigers 3.

Here's where the story ends. Giants 4 Tigers 3.
Going into today, there had been 35 teams that had a 3-0 lead in the World Series. 32 of them made it a sweep. And tonight, the San Francisco Giants made it 33. In the best game of the Series, the Giants took an early lead, fell behind, went ahead again, and won it in... Read more »

Mowed down in Motown. Giants 2 Tigers 0

Mowed down in Motown. Giants 2 Tigers 0
The Tigers were coming home, were having their best pitchers take the bump, and were having their opponent play out of their element in the 40 degrees weather. But none of that matters if you don’t hit. The Tigers didn’t hit and none of it mattered. The Giants became the first team since 1966 to... Read more »

Going places. Giants 2 Tigers 0.

Going places. Giants 2 Tigers 0.
Madison Bumgarner returned to being an elite pitcher, and the Tigers did just enough to help their opponent win (something they’ve been doing all year). Now the Giants now head to Motown with a 2-0 lead in the World Series thanks to their 2-0 win over Detroit last night. Unlike the 1st game and almost... Read more »
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Squa-Doosh!!!! Giants 8 Tigers 3.

Squa-Doosh!!!! Giants 8 Tigers 3.
Pablo Sandoval joined Reggie Jackson, Albert Pujols, and Babe Ruth as the only players to hit 3 home runs in a World Series game as the Giants jumped all over Justin Verlander ( Kate Upton jokes go here….) and won the opening game of the fall classic 8-3. Barry Zito, who was left off the... Read more »

When the Tigers broke free. Tigers 8 Yankees 1.

When the Tigers broke free.  Tigers 8 Yankees 1.
The Tigers punched their ticket to the 2012 World Series while the New York Yankees punched themselves in the rocks for the final time of the season. The tigers pounded out a record 16 hits, including 4 home runs, in dominating the hapless Yanks 8-1 and sweeping the series 4-0. Second straight time the Tigers... Read more »

Tiger Style. Tigers 2 Yankees 1.

Tiger Style. Tigers 2 Yankees 1.
The Tigers moved one step closer to sweeping out the listless and disinterested Yankees Tuesday night, winning 2-1 and taking a commanding 3-0 lead. The yankees could only muster 2 hits against Justin Verlander who was absolutely dominant. Phil Hughes matched Verlander early, throwing three scoreless innings of his own. But after giving up a... Read more »
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Let's wrap two! Tigers 3 Yanks 0. Cards 6 Giants 4

Let's wrap two! Tigers 3 Yanks 0. Cards 6 Giants 4
So the ALCS and the NLCS got underway this weekend. With the Yankees trying to find their offense and comeback from a gut punching¬† game 1 loss on Saturday night (which also saw them lose their Captain Derek Jeter to a fractured ankle.). And the upstart Giants and Cardinals, both unlikely game 5 winners, opening... Read more »